‘Oranges and Lemons’ Giveaway

Now that Pride celebrations are approaching in many cities and countries around the world, I would like to help with the spirit of the festivities. Although I will be reading on Pride Weekend in Toronto at Glad Day Bookshop (the oldest surviving LGBTQ book store in North America), I have decided to do something more.

ORANGES AND LEMONS, the second novel in my Calli Barnow Series, was published by Insomniac Press this last April. Although some of you may already have a copy of the book, many of you do not. From the date of this post until the middle of July I am running a contest. Two people from anywhere in the world will win a signed, paper copy of ORANGES AND LEMONS. All you have to do is fill in the required information and say a word or two in the comment box on this post. Your email address will not be shown to the public. The winners will be drawn at random on Monday, July 16 by some cool new software I just downloaded.

While you’re here, please have a look around my website. I love to have visitors. Just make sure that the comment you leave is on the Contest Post. I will email you, if you are a lucky winner.

Happy Pride!

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  1. Sue

     /  June 17, 2012

    Hi Lizbugg!
    I didn’t realize there was a lesbian mystery writer right under my nose! (Yes, I live in Toronto). I’m always looking for a new author to read; so I would be happy to check out your book. Is this your first novel?
    I’ll check for when you’re doing the reading during Pride and may check you out!

    • Liz Bugg

       /  July 8, 2012

      Hi Sue,
      Oranges and Lemons is the second book in the series. Red Rover is the first. It’s still available in bookstores and online.

  2. Ellen

     /  June 17, 2012

    great contribution to pride celebrations

  3. Lisa (Lucy) Ammerman

     /  June 18, 2012

    GayGirlSolution: Before FB, before Twitter, before the movies, before TV, before the telephone, there was the written word.

    I am looking forward to reading ‘Oranges and Lemons’. Thanks Liz

  4. Grace

     /  June 18, 2012

    Not only do I live in Toronto, but I also work at a library – how much more literary can that be? Also….by birthday is only 2 days after you draw names….just saying.

  5. This is really exciting! Even if I don’t win, I’ll want to buy and read the series! Best wishes to you, and kudos for speaking out at Pride Festivals too.

  6. TinaP

     /  June 19, 2012

    I absolutely love reading… I have a room full of books and am always looking for new authors to enjoy.

  7. I love the title! And if I don’t win, I’ll make sure I get a copy and I very much look forward to reading it! Best Wishes!

  8. Buzz Worthy

     /  June 24, 2012

    Buzz is Worthy of a signed copy of ‘Oranges and Lemons’!

  9. Haven’t read your work, but would love to start!

  10. Ms M

     /  July 3, 2012

    Pride was fantastic in Florida this year. Hope your reading was a success!

  11. Just had a blast at Pride Toronto this weekend! Much needed time to celebrate and remind myself that I am ok, simply being me.
    Book looks great Liz! WTG!!

  12. Cheryl Rainfield

     /  July 4, 2012

    I didn’t know about this book, either! Always glad to find more books with LGBT content. We need a lot more. 🙂

  13. Your first book is in my TBR pile. I’m hoping to catch up with my reading now that things have slowed down for summer.

  14. Jacquie

     /  July 8, 2012

    looking forward to reading your work…!

  15. Nicholas Rice

     /  July 8, 2012

    Well, Lizbugg (I love that spelling of your name), as you know, I loved RED ROVER — so ORANGES & LEMONS is now a must-read for me. Is it too soon to ask about the NEXT book and the next colored title? Nick

    • Liz Bugg

       /  July 8, 2012

      Hi Nick,
      I’m in the process of doing revisions on #3 in the series. The next colour is yellow – check out the Pride Flag for future titles.

  16. I read your first and liked it a lot:-) Would love to read second one.

  17. Deanna Rowe

     /  July 11, 2012

    Wow! This has really sparked my interest. I will see to it that I stay up to date on your work.

  18. Joan Blackwood

     /  July 13, 2012

    Red Rover — good read. Looking forward to Oranges and Lemons.

  19. Margot

     /  July 15, 2012

    Hi Liz, great thing to do ! I would love to get to know your books.

  20. I like a good lesbian detective novel. I’m in Victoria, BC, a fabulous part of the world. We’d love to read your book in these parts!!And maybe if you travel here one day you’d like to stay long enough to make a story video for onmyplanet.ca’s Queer Story Archive?

  21. Loved Red Rover. Looking forward to Oranges and Lemons as long as you don’t have the murderer live in my neighbourhood again. Property values are falling as we speak (or rather as I write)!

  22. I love discovering new mysteries! Hope your reading went well!

  23. shani

     /  July 16, 2012

    what a great idea – I’m excited to read the book!

  24. Liz Bugg

     /  July 16, 2012

    Thanks to all the readers who entered the Giveaway. It’s been great fun for me. I hope to do something similar in the future. For now, please drop by my website from time to time for a visit.

    The two people who will receive signed copies of ‘Oranges and Lemons’ are: TinaP and BuzzWorthy.

    I hope that the rest of you will also read and enjoy the book.

    Stay tuned for #3 in the series.